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Spinach Meatballs With Tomato Sauce

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  Frozen chopped spinach 10 Ounce
  Onion 1 Medium, finely chopped
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced or mashed
  Lean ground beef 1 1⁄2 Pound
  Grated parmesan cheese 3 Tablespoon
  Fine dry bread crumbs 2 Tablespoon
  Egg 1 , slightly beaten
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  All purpose flour 2 Tablespoon
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Canned tomato sauce 8 Ounce
  Worcestershire 1 Teaspoon
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)

Defrost spinach, drain by pressing through a wire strainer; chop finely.
Combine spinach with onion, garlic, beef, cheese, bread crumbs, egg, salt, and pepper; mix until well blended.
Form into balls about the size of golf balls and arrange in a single layer in a shallow rimmed baking pan.
Put into a 500° oven for 7 to 9 minutes, or until well browned.Meanwhile, melt butter in a large frying pan over medium heat; stir in flour and cook until bubbly.
Gradually stir in the tomato sauce.
Worcestershire, and water; cook, stirring, until thickened.
Add the meatballs and their juices and cook, uncovered, until meatballs are heated through.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2002 Calories from Fat 883

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 100 g153.6%

Saturated Fat 46.5 g232.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 705.6 mg235.2%

Sodium 4815.6 mg200.7%

Total Carbohydrates 92 g30.7%

Dietary Fiber 15.4 g61.7%

Sugars 22.9 g

Protein 183 g365.3%

Vitamin A 575.3% Vitamin C 188.3%

Calcium 96.5% Iron 149.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Spinach Meatballs With Tomato Sauce Recipe